Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Photo Tutorial- Linked DC and Linked TR in round with join

During the design phase of my Battle of the Stitches- Round 4 piece, I looked for a stitch that would provide a solid foundation for my purse. I didn’t want to line the purse with fabric. A friend of mine suggested using the linked stitches. I quickly did a search and found 2 blog posts that helped me greatly. A Crocheted Simplicity and Moogly. For the joining of the linked tr I turned to one of my testers, Nondas. She shared her technique with me. I created this post to go along with my Pattern for the Amelia Handbag. Feel free to use it for other purposes. 10685509_391924467642100_6019059217576046269_n

Linked DC Tutorial


(Diagram A) First Linked Double Crochet (l dc):   Ch 3, insert hook in the second chain from the hook, yo and draw up a loop (2lps on hook) Insert hook in the same st as the beginning ch3 and draw up a loop (3lps on hook). (Yo, draw through 2 loops) twice.

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(Diagram B) Rest of Rnd- Linked Double Crochet (l dc): Insert hook in lower horizontal bar on same stitch, yo, draw loop through, insert hook in next st on row you are working, yo, draw loop through, (yo, draw loop through 2 loops on hook) 2 times.

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Linked Treble Crochet Tutorial


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(Diagram C) First Linked Treble Stitch (l tr):  Ch 4, insert the hook into the 2nd ch from the hook, yo, and pull up a loop. Insert the hook into the 3rd ch from the hook, yo, and pull up a loop. Insert the hook into the 5th ch from the hook, yo, and pull up a loop, You now have 4 loops on the hook. Yo and pull through the first two loops on the hook, yo and pull through the next two loops, yo and pull through the last two loops.

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(Diagram D) Linked Treble Stitches (l tr):
 Insert the hook into the upper horizontal bar of the previous stitch, yo, and pull up a loop. Insert the hook into the lower horizontal bar of the previous stitch, yo, and pull up a loop. Insert the hook into the next st, yo and pull up a loop. You now have 4 loops on the hook. Yo and pull through the first two loops on the hook, yo and pull through the next two loops, yo and pull through the last two loops.

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(Diagram E) Linked Treble Crochet Joining Tutorial-


Thank you to Nondas from Yarn Medley’s from the Heart for sharing her joining technique with me. 

Insert the hook into the upper horizontal bar of the precious stitch, Insert into the lower bar, insert into bottom of row st, yo and pull through, insert into lower bar of first st of the round, yo and pull though, pull through 2 more loops (leaving 3 on hook), insert into upper horizontal bar of first sts, Yo and pull through the first two loops on the hook, yo and pull through the next two loops, insert into top st of first and join with sl st through last 2 sts on hook. Ch 4 to begin next rnd.

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Photo Tutorial- Linked DC and Linked TR in round with join